Fourteen - A Number Seldom Quoted

When Wilson outlined his Fourteen points

They listened at Fourteen hills,

No doubt a woodlouse lumbered by

Fourteen-legged on the window-sills.

A sonnet has fourteen lines they say,

That's fourteen to many.

Fourteen pounds in a British Stone,

I weep, as I haven't lost any.

As many as days in a fortnight,

As many as the letters of a law.

Fourteen the number on my shirt

When I failed to score.

And if you've ever read Grailquest

It's where you go when you die

Go ahead and take a look,

If you think I tell a lie.

So fourteen does have a place

A fourteen-sized nook

And I already regret writing this

Not least for the time it took





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